Posted: 04/30/2012 - The Theatre Development Fund, a nonprofit organization focused on providing access to live theater, bought all 1,797 seats for Sunday's matinee and offered reduced price tickets to families with an autistic member.
Posted: 04/30/2012 - A professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis has received grants totaling $2.1 million from the National Institutes of Health.
Updated: 04/27/2012 - Tennessee is experiencing significant increases in a serious, and sometimes deadly, tick-borne illness this year.
Posted: 04/27/2012 - The cow that was recently discovered with mad cow disease through routine testing in California had been euthanized after it became lame and started lying down at a dairy, federal officials revealed Thursday.
Posted: 04/26/2012 - The cancer society on Thursday released new guidelines, saying there's now enough evidence to strongly recommend physical activity and better nutrition for survivors.
Posted: 04/26/2012 - The announcement that mad cow disease was spotted in a California cow drew a rapid response this week from the beleaguered American beef industry, which has been enduring one crisis after another for more than a year.
Posted: 04/25/2012 - It turns out you can recycle just about anything these days -- even kidneys and other organs donated for transplant.
Posted: 04/25/2012 - Dr. Adam Ostrzenski says he discovered the anatomic structure other researchers have been unable to find after conducting an autopsy and hopes his research can improve the field of sexual medicine.
Posted: 04/25/2012 - Saint Thomas Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will become partners in training more medical residents.
Posted: 04/25/2012 - The first new case of mad cow disease in the U.S. since 2006 has been discovered in a dairy cow in California, but health authorities said Tuesday the animal never was a threat to the nation's food supply.
Updated: 04/24/2012 - Gov. Bill Haslam says he's reviewing legislation that would make the embryo of a woman who is assaulted a victim.
Posted: 04/24/2012 - The number of measles deaths worldwide has apparently dropped by about three-quarters over a decade, according to a new study by the World Health Organization and others.
Posted: 04/23/2012 - A proposal that would allow Tennessee to join an interstate compact challenging the federal health care law is advancing in the House.
Posted: 04/23/2012 - Doctor and board-certified anesthesiologist Jason Burke calls his fledgling business a medical practice on wheels, analogous to a physician with an RV offering X-rays, MRIs or mammograms, a mobile dentist, or a blood bank bus set up in an office building parking lot.
Posted: 04/23/2012 - In a rebuke to the Obama administration, government auditors are calling for the cancellation of an $8 billion Medicare program that congressional Republicans have criticized as a political ploy.
Posted: 04/22/2012 - Vermont is embroiled in a debate over ending the philosophical exemption that allows parents to have their kids skip childhood immunizations required for attending school.
Posted: 04/20/2012 - Experts say a New Zealand woman's 2-gallon-a-day Coca-Cola habit probably contributed to her death, a conclusion that led the soft-drink giant to note that even water can be deadly in excessive amounts.
Posted: 04/19/2012 - Last year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years.
Posted: 04/19/2012 - Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville will participate in a nationwide clinical study about using deep brain stimulation as an intervention for patients with major depression.
Posted: 04/18/2012 - A proposal that would ban the teaching of any type of sexual activity in schools is headed for a House floor vote.
Posted: 04/17/2012 - More people pull the night shift. Teens text past midnight and stumble to class at dawn. Travelers pack red-eye flights.
Updated: 04/23/2012 - Thanks to the hours and dedication of dozens of doctor from UT Medical Center and East Tennessee Children's Hospital; Caterina is recovering after a life saving surgery.